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by chevyart
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:11 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: polishing a crank
Replies: 16
Views: 1043

polishing a crank

could one of our members tell me what grit emery cloth i would use to polish the crank journals. perhaps there is a better material for this.all info
is appreciated. thanks art
by chevyart
Tue Oct 13, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: chevy engine ID number
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: chevy engine ID number

thanks greenlight. that tell me everything i need to know. this motor is definitely not for any kind of hot rodding as it sits. art in NY
by chevyart
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: chevy engine ID number
Replies: 3
Views: 284

Re: chevy engine ID number

it would probably help if i posted the engine number. sorry bout that ID# c57744171 K04 24 7xd thanks art
by chevyart
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: chevy engine ID number
Replies: 3
Views: 284

chevy engine ID number

can anyone ID this chevy truck engine ID? it is supposedly a 74 engine that came with factory 4 barrel. if someone can ID it for me then maybe you could confirm the intake valve size. i am assuming it is a 1.94 intake valve. thanks art in NY
by chevyart
Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: mallory 250 fuel pump
Replies: 3
Views: 206

mallory 250 fuel pump

have a mallory fuel pump sitting for a number of years(always inside) and want to use it soon. can i squirt some silicone in the ports and hook it to 12 volts and let it spin for a while to get silicone on the seals or is there a better way to lubricate the insides of this pump. thanks art in NY
by chevyart
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: barry grant 280 pump too much pressure
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: barry grant 280 pump too much pressure

thanks 1980. mew one in last week and it did this. got a new one today, put in in and same problem. art
by chevyart
Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: barry grant 280 pump too much pressure
Replies: 5
Views: 339

barry grant 280 pump too much pressure

we just set up a friends car with a BG 280 fuel pump running through a plain holley 208 pressure regulator( 4.5-9 PSI)(2 port). gas is blowing right through the regulator to around 19 lbs. pressure.. is this regulator totally wrong with this fuel pump. all is hooked up correctly, but way too much fu...
by chevyart
Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Chassis / Suspension / Body
Topic: leaf sprig back halves
Replies: 3
Views: 307

Re: leaf sprig back halves

thankx dan. i feel the same way. its my buddys car. only thing i forgot to mention is that the car currently has the old school sliders on there which allows the ladder bar leaf spring combo. that would probably let the combo work, bu i think there would be too much sprin(stiffness) with the coilove...
by chevyart
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Chassis / Suspension / Body
Topic: leaf sprig back halves
Replies: 3
Views: 307

leaf sprig back halves

i have heard some guys use the front half of the leaf spring to locate the rear ans then use ladder bars and coilovers. basically you are eliminating the diagonal link bar and using the front off the leaf spring as the rear end locator.. could you use the front of the leaf spring and the diagonal at...
by chevyart
Sun Aug 23, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Engine Tech
Topic: location for oil pressure safety light sensor
Replies: 10
Views: 322

location for oil pressure safety light sensor

have a 400 cu in sbc' is there a small plug above the oil filter housing that i can use to screw in my sensor for oil pressure safety light. threads on sensor are the standard pipe threads(1/4 in npt?) plug in block behind distributor is used up already for other switches. thanks art